ECLIPSE 2010 Prelims
Indian Quizzing League <ul><li>Research Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ananthashankar KR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vinod Hari...
<ul><li>Teams of 3 players each </li></ul><ul><li>25 questions – please write your answers legibly (CAPS LOCK preferred) <...
<ul><li>01.  An appropriate way to begin. Which name of Ganesha means “ curved trunk ”? </li></ul>
<ul><li>02 . Storm, Bold, Curve, Pearl are  variants of which brand  in the world of communication? </li></ul>
<ul><li>03 . By  what endearing name  is the RBS logo known across the world? </li></ul>
<ul><li>04 . This is the logo of a mega event slated to be held in the city of  Coimbatore in June 2010 . Name the event. ...
<ul><li>05** . Identify this duo </li></ul>
<ul><li>06.  This is a map showing the countries for which an online giant has  customised homepages . Name the company </...
<ul><li>07.  This phrase originated from the name of a  tax  which the  Danes levied on the Irish  in the 9th century. Tho...
<ul><li>08**.  One of the urban legends is that  Henry Ford  had, in a test tube “captured” the last breath of a prodigiou...
<ul><li>09.  What is depicted here? </li></ul>
<ul><li>10.  Traditionally, which tree’s wood is hollowed out to make the cylindrical shell of this  percussion instrument...
<ul><li>11**.  This sea is almost completely encircled by land and is connected only to the Atlantic Ocean. </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>12.  Identify the  male singer  and the  movie </li></ul>
<ul><li>13.  Which  revolutionary sporting equipment  has been named after this four legged creature? </li></ul>
<ul><li>14**.  In films, how do we know the concept called  Analepsis? </li></ul>
<ul><li>15.  The Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore described this romantic architectural marvel as   “ A tear on the face...
<ul><li>16.  Ad for which business entity? </li></ul>
<ul><li>17**.  Who “tweeted” his resignation thus? </li></ul>
<ul><li>18.  A rice shortage during World War II forced cooks at Bangalore’s Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR) to  experiment wit...
<ul><li>19.  These are statistics about  which iconic scene  in World cinema.. </li></ul><ul><li>300,000 extras </li></ul>...
<ul><li>20**.  A  towering steel sculpture , taller than the Statue of Liberty and designed by the internationally renowne...
<ul><li>21.  Who was recently named the most influential person in Indian sports in the annual Sports Illustrated (SI) pow...
<ul><li>22.  Unravel the anagram “ BUILT TO STAY FREE ” to get the name of a world famous landmark </li></ul>
<ul><li>23**.  He was the only Indian President who did not have a college education.  </li></ul><ul><li>Name him </li></ul>
<ul><li>24.  This is the trajectory of what is known in cricket as the “Ball of the Century” </li></ul><ul><li>Name the bo...
<ul><li>25.  Name the movie and the actor playing the ticket checker   </li></ul>
Please handover sheets
The Answers
<ul><li>01.  An appropriate way to begin. Which name of Ganesha means “ curved trunk ”? </li></ul>
<ul><li>01.  Vakratunda </li></ul>
<ul><li>02 . Storm, Bold, Curve, Pearl are  variants of which brand  in the world of communication? </li></ul>
<ul><li>02 . Blackberry phones </li></ul>
<ul><li>03 . By  what endearing name  is the RBS logo known across the world? </li></ul>
<ul><li>03 .  Daisy Wheel </li></ul><ul><li>The  daisy wheel brand mark was introduced in 1969, and the design was based o...
<ul><li>04 . This is the logo of a mega event slated to be held in the city of  Coimbatore in June 2010 . Name the event. ...
<ul><li>04.  World Classical Tamil Conference 2010 </li></ul>
<ul><li>05** . Identify this duo </li></ul>
<ul><li>05**.  Laurel & Hardy </li></ul>
<ul><li>06.  This is a map showing the countries for which an online giant has  customised homepages . Name the company </...
<ul><li>06.  Yahoo! </li></ul>
<ul><li>07.  This phrase originated from the name of a  tax  which the  Danes levied on the Irish  in the 9th century. Tho...
<ul><li>07.  Pay through the nose </li></ul>
<ul><li>08**.  One of the urban legends is that  Henry Ford  had, in a test tube “captured” the last breath of a prodigiou...
<ul><li>08**.  Thomas Alva Edison. </li></ul>
<ul><li>09.  What is depicted here? </li></ul>
<ul><li>09.  Plimsoll Line </li></ul>
<ul><li>10.  Traditionally, which tree’s wood is hollowed out to make the cylindrical shell of this  percussion instrument...
<ul><li>10.  Jackfruit tree </li></ul>
<ul><li>11**.  This sea is almost completely encircled by land and is connected only to the Atlantic Ocean. </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>11**.  Mediterranean sea </li></ul>
<ul><li>12.  Identify the  male singer  and the  movie </li></ul>
<ul><li>12.  Dhanush, Aayirathil Oruvan </li></ul>
<ul><li>13.  Which  revolutionary sporting equipment  has been named after this four legged creature? </li></ul>
<ul><li>13.  Mongoose bats </li></ul>
<ul><li>14**.  In films, how do we know the concept called  Analepsis? </li></ul>
<ul><li>14**.  Flashback </li></ul>
<ul><li>15.  The Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore described this romantic architectural marvel as   “ A tear on the face...
<ul><li>15.  Taj Mahal </li></ul>
<ul><li>16.  Ad for which business entity? </li></ul>
<ul><li>16.  Big Bazaar </li></ul>
<ul><li>17**.  Who “tweeted” his resignation thus? </li></ul>
<ul><li>17**.  Jonathan Schwartz; CEO of Sun Microsystems </li></ul>
<ul><li>18.  A rice shortage during World War II forced cooks at Bangalore’s Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR) to  experiment wit...
<ul><li>18.  Rava Idli </li></ul>
<ul><li>19.  These are statistics about  which iconic scene  in World cinema.. </li></ul><ul><li>300,000 extras </li></ul>...
<ul><li>19.  Mahatma Gandhi’s funeral scene in the film “Gandhi” by Richard Attenborough </li></ul>
<ul><li>20**.  A  towering steel sculpture , taller than the Statue of Liberty and designed by the internationally renowne...
<ul><li>20**. ArcelorMittal Orbit. </li></ul><ul><li>This is named after the steel company ArcelorMittal in recognition of...
<ul><li>21.  Who was recently named the most influential person in Indian sports in the annual Sports Illustrated (SI) pow...
<ul><li>21.  Sachin Tendulkar </li></ul>
<ul><li>22.  Unravel the anagram “ BUILT TO STAY FREE ” to get the name of a world famous landmark </li></ul>
<ul><li>22.  Statue of Liberty </li></ul>
<ul><li>23**.  He was the only Indian President who did not have a college education.  </li></ul><ul><li>Name him </li></ul>
<ul><li>23**.  Giani Zail Singh </li></ul>
<ul><li>24.  This is the trajectory of what is known in cricket as the “Ball of the Century” </li></ul><ul><li>Name the bo...
<ul><li>24.  Shane Warne & Mike Gatting </li></ul>
<ul><li>25.  Name the movie and the actor playing the ticket checker   </li></ul>
<ul><li>25.  Vetri Kodi Kettu & Payilvan Ranganathan </li></ul>
See you at the finals!
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Prelims

  1. 1. ECLIPSE 2010 Prelims
  2. 2. Indian Quizzing League <ul><li>Research Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ananthashankar KR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vinod Hariharan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Karthik Narayan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With help from Ananth.G, Sylvian & Sanandan </li></ul></ul>http://iquiz.wordpress.com [email_address] @iqlteam
  3. 3. <ul><li>Teams of 3 players each </li></ul><ul><li>25 questions – please write your answers legibly (CAPS LOCK preferred) </li></ul><ul><li>7 starred questions; used to break ties </li></ul><ul><li>Top 8 teams will qualify for the finals </li></ul><ul><li>Please leave your mobile phones in your pockets </li></ul>Rules & Regulations
  4. 4. <ul><li>01. An appropriate way to begin. Which name of Ganesha means “ curved trunk ”? </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>02 . Storm, Bold, Curve, Pearl are variants of which brand in the world of communication? </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>03 . By what endearing name is the RBS logo known across the world? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>04 . This is the logo of a mega event slated to be held in the city of Coimbatore in June 2010 . Name the event. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>05** . Identify this duo </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>06. This is a map showing the countries for which an online giant has customised homepages . Name the company </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>07. This phrase originated from the name of a tax which the Danes levied on the Irish in the 9th century. Those who defaulted had this part of the body cut off. What is the phrase? </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>08**. One of the urban legends is that Henry Ford had, in a test tube “captured” the last breath of a prodigious American scientist whose projects he actively funded. </li></ul><ul><li>This is still on display at a museum in USA </li></ul><ul><li>Name the scientist? </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>09. What is depicted here? </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>10. Traditionally, which tree’s wood is hollowed out to make the cylindrical shell of this percussion instrument ? </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>11**. This sea is almost completely encircled by land and is connected only to the Atlantic Ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>Its name is derived from the latin word for “ middle of the earth ” </li></ul><ul><li>Which one? </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>12. Identify the male singer and the movie </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>13. Which revolutionary sporting equipment has been named after this four legged creature? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>14**. In films, how do we know the concept called Analepsis? </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>15. The Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore described this romantic architectural marvel as “ A tear on the face of eternity ” </li></ul><ul><li>What was he referring to? </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>16. Ad for which business entity? </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>17**. Who “tweeted” his resignation thus? </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>18. A rice shortage during World War II forced cooks at Bangalore’s Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR) to experiment with flour and they came up with something new. </li></ul><ul><li>What did they come up with? </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>19. These are statistics about which iconic scene in World cinema.. </li></ul><ul><li>300,000 extras </li></ul><ul><li>Filmed on the 33 rd anniversary of the event </li></ul><ul><li>11 crews shot over 20,000 feet of film, which was edited down to 125 seconds in the final release </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>20**. A towering steel sculpture , taller than the Statue of Liberty and designed by the internationally renowned Mumbai-based artist Anish Kapoor, will form the backdrop to the London 2012 Olympic Games Stadium. What will it be named? </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>21. Who was recently named the most influential person in Indian sports in the annual Sports Illustrated (SI) power list? </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>22. Unravel the anagram “ BUILT TO STAY FREE ” to get the name of a world famous landmark </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>23**. He was the only Indian President who did not have a college education. </li></ul><ul><li>Name him </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>24. This is the trajectory of what is known in cricket as the “Ball of the Century” </li></ul><ul><li>Name the bowler and the victim </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>25. Name the movie and the actor playing the ticket checker </li></ul>
  29. 29. Please handover sheets
  30. 30. The Answers
  31. 31. <ul><li>01. An appropriate way to begin. Which name of Ganesha means “ curved trunk ”? </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>01. Vakratunda </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>02 . Storm, Bold, Curve, Pearl are variants of which brand in the world of communication? </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>02 . Blackberry phones </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>03 . By what endearing name is the RBS logo known across the world? </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>03 . Daisy Wheel </li></ul><ul><li>The daisy wheel brand mark was introduced in 1969, and the design was based on arrow symbols, representing in abstract form the accumulation and concentration of wealth in our customers' interests. The squareness of the shape was intended to demonstrate stability, while blue was chosen because of its connections with the Scottish flag, and because blue was said to represent reliability and consistency. </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>04 . This is the logo of a mega event slated to be held in the city of Coimbatore in June 2010 . Name the event. </li></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>04. World Classical Tamil Conference 2010 </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>05** . Identify this duo </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>05**. Laurel & Hardy </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>06. This is a map showing the countries for which an online giant has customised homepages . Name the company </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>06. Yahoo! </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>07. This phrase originated from the name of a tax which the Danes levied on the Irish in the 9th century. Those who defaulted had this part of the body cut off. What is the phrase? </li></ul>
  44. 44. <ul><li>07. Pay through the nose </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>08**. One of the urban legends is that Henry Ford had, in a test tube “captured” the last breath of a prodigious American scientist whose projects he actively funded. </li></ul><ul><li>This is still on display at a museum in USA </li></ul><ul><li>Name the scientist? </li></ul>
  46. 46. <ul><li>08**. Thomas Alva Edison. </li></ul>
  47. 47. <ul><li>09. What is depicted here? </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>09. Plimsoll Line </li></ul>
  49. 49. <ul><li>10. Traditionally, which tree’s wood is hollowed out to make the cylindrical shell of this percussion instrument ? </li></ul>
  50. 50. <ul><li>10. Jackfruit tree </li></ul>
  51. 51. <ul><li>11**. This sea is almost completely encircled by land and is connected only to the Atlantic Ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>Its name is derived from the latin word for “ middle of the earth ” </li></ul><ul><li>Which one? </li></ul>
  52. 52. <ul><li>11**. Mediterranean sea </li></ul>
  53. 53. <ul><li>12. Identify the male singer and the movie </li></ul>
  54. 54. <ul><li>12. Dhanush, Aayirathil Oruvan </li></ul>
  55. 55. <ul><li>13. Which revolutionary sporting equipment has been named after this four legged creature? </li></ul>
  56. 56. <ul><li>13. Mongoose bats </li></ul>
  57. 57. <ul><li>14**. In films, how do we know the concept called Analepsis? </li></ul>
  58. 58. <ul><li>14**. Flashback </li></ul>
  59. 59. <ul><li>15. The Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore described this romantic architectural marvel as “ A tear on the face of eternity ” </li></ul><ul><li>What was he referring to? </li></ul>
  60. 60. <ul><li>15. Taj Mahal </li></ul>
  61. 61. <ul><li>16. Ad for which business entity? </li></ul>
  62. 62. <ul><li>16. Big Bazaar </li></ul>
  63. 63. <ul><li>17**. Who “tweeted” his resignation thus? </li></ul>
  64. 64. <ul><li>17**. Jonathan Schwartz; CEO of Sun Microsystems </li></ul>
  65. 65. <ul><li>18. A rice shortage during World War II forced cooks at Bangalore’s Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR) to experiment with flour and they came up with something new. </li></ul><ul><li>What did they come up with? </li></ul>
  66. 66. <ul><li>18. Rava Idli </li></ul>
  67. 67. <ul><li>19. These are statistics about which iconic scene in World cinema.. </li></ul><ul><li>300,000 extras </li></ul><ul><li>Filmed on the 33 rd anniversary of the event </li></ul><ul><li>11 crews shot over 20,000 feet of film, which was edited down to 125 seconds in the final release </li></ul>
  68. 68. <ul><li>19. Mahatma Gandhi’s funeral scene in the film “Gandhi” by Richard Attenborough </li></ul>
  69. 69. <ul><li>20**. A towering steel sculpture , taller than the Statue of Liberty and designed by the internationally renowned Mumbai-based artist Anish Kapoor, will form the backdrop to the London 2012 Olympic Games Stadium. What will it be named? </li></ul>
  70. 70. <ul><li>20**. ArcelorMittal Orbit. </li></ul><ul><li>This is named after the steel company ArcelorMittal in recognition of Lakshmi Mittal’s donation of approximately 1,400 tonnes of steel for construction. </li></ul>
  71. 71. <ul><li>21. Who was recently named the most influential person in Indian sports in the annual Sports Illustrated (SI) power list? </li></ul>
  72. 72. <ul><li>21. Sachin Tendulkar </li></ul>
  73. 73. <ul><li>22. Unravel the anagram “ BUILT TO STAY FREE ” to get the name of a world famous landmark </li></ul>
  74. 74. <ul><li>22. Statue of Liberty </li></ul>
  75. 75. <ul><li>23**. He was the only Indian President who did not have a college education. </li></ul><ul><li>Name him </li></ul>
  76. 76. <ul><li>23**. Giani Zail Singh </li></ul>
  77. 77. <ul><li>24. This is the trajectory of what is known in cricket as the “Ball of the Century” </li></ul><ul><li>Name the bowler and the victim </li></ul>
  78. 78. <ul><li>24. Shane Warne & Mike Gatting </li></ul>
  79. 79. <ul><li>25. Name the movie and the actor playing the ticket checker </li></ul>
  80. 80. <ul><li>25. Vetri Kodi Kettu & Payilvan Ranganathan </li></ul>
  81. 81. See you at the finals!
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